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Sep 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
america! >> first lady michelle obama. savannah and i have relocated to the floor. savannah, that was personal, that was emotional, this crowd was silent. they love her. one of the political writers today said her job was to make the country fall in love with her husband all over again. >> telling this deeply personal story about how much she loves her husband she is trying to remind voters why they like her husband. in 2008, nicknamed her the closer. when she went to the stop, she would close the sale. here tonight she has a task as the opener. >> we have heard from the first lady here tonight. you will hear from savannah tomorrow morning on "today." and we hope you will join us tomorrow evening on "nbc nightly news." another day here at the democratic convention in charlotte. those of you in the east and midwest, your late local news begins now. we hope to see you back here tomorrow. for savannah guthrie, our team, i'm brian williams, nbc news. >> live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news tonight at 11:00 p.m. >> opening night at the democratic national convention. >> fi
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
lady michelle obama. with all that ahead of us, let's go to our political team here in charlot charlotte. chuck todd down on the floor with a north carolina delegation. jeff? >> reporter: if the convention was all about presenting mitt romney's softer side, this convention has a different goal for the president. tonight targeting women and hispanics. as workers inside the hall put finishing touches on the convention stage. democrats prepare to appeal to women and hispanics, that favor the president but lack the enthusiasm they had for him four years ago. leading the charge on women, michelle obama. >> are you ready for this? >> reporter: in all, five of the prime time speakers tonight at the convention are women. charged with delivering tonight's official keynote address, julian castro. democrats hope his personal story will resonate with latinos. >> my woman worked very hard so joaquin and i could have a shot in life. >> reporter: castro's twin brother. he's one of six hispanics speaking tonight. while modern conventions are tightly scripted affairs, before this gathering even
NBC
Sep 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
's revealing battle about losing her baby weight. >> plus we'll talk to the woman behind michelle obama's dress. and we'll have the school on her nail polish as well after your local news. 12 grams of whole grains and a creamy yogurt flavored coating. quaker yogurt granola bars. treat yourself good. the next generation and then countless more. how do you kill them? frontline plus. it uses two ingredients. one to kill adult fleas and ticks. plus another to eliminate flea eggs and larvae, annihilating the next generation of fleas. and, frontline plus works non-stop for thirty days. no wonder it's the number one choice of vets for their pets and yours. ask your vet about frontline plus. accept nothing less. ask your vet about frontline plus. try our new lunch-size grilled chicken fajitas, with sauteed onions and peppers, served with soup or salad. lunch break combos, starting at 6 bucks. enjoy them with friends, because a lunch together feeds the friendship. >> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. we continue to follow breaking news into the newsroom. former ra
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Sep 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
mitt romney. michelle obama day not mention mitt romney by name. she focused on her husband's story. take a listen. >> governor romney has undergone an extreme makeover. [laughter] and it ain't pretty. we are going to say no! >> we must work like never before and we must come together and stand together for the man we can trust to keep moving this great country forward. my husband, our president, barack obama. >> that was michelle obama wrapping up her speech. taking the stage and later tonight, elizabeth warren followed by president clinton. besides and dentists and showcasing a diversity in the party, there was a moment of a military veteran who talked about losing her legs fighting in iraq. we heard from some up and comers in the party. martin o'malley from maryland giving his speech in primetime. >> hallie jackson, thank you. we continue our team coverage with jennifer franciotti. how to the experts think the governor did? >> all indications are that he did better than in his 2004 speech. he walked out on stage to a cheering crowd. the governor spoke to the convention telling th
NBC
Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
several times as michelle obama wowed delegates. >> our team coverage begins with tracie potts. >> democrats bringing their heavyweight. former president bill clinton. the only person more popular michelle obama. she brought democrats to their feet last night with a speech about decisions based on family values. >> these issues are not political. they are personal. barack knows what it means when a family struggles. >> a message aimed at women. >> he believes that women are more than capable of making our own choices about our bodies and health care. he did not care whether it was the easy thing to do politically. he cared it was the right thing to do. >> not once did she mention mitt romney but plenty of others dead. >> if mitt was santa claus, he would fire the rain gear and outsource the elvis -- he would fire the reindeer and outsource the elves. >> romney under attack as democrats prepared to nominate their president today. too much focus on social issues and not enough about the economy and the national debt. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> among the speakers last night
NBC
Sep 5, 2012 6:30pm EDT
with first lady michelle obama's address where she played the role of cheap character witness. >> because barack knows what it means when a family struggles. he knows what it means to want something more for your kids and grandkids. >> reporter: though her speech was less partisan than most and didn't mention mitt romney by name, the contrast she drew was clear. >> reporter: because for barack, success isn't about how much money you make. it's about the difference you make in people's lives. >> perhaps the most fiery speaker tuesday night was the massachusetts governor who succeeded romney. >> he talks about the things he's fixed i can tell you massachusetts was not one of them. >> reporter: even a tribute video dedicated to the late ted kennedy featured partisan meat featuring the romney attack in the senate race. >> i am pro-choice. my opponent is multiple choice. >> reporter: four years ago they deemphasized abortion differences. >> we believe a woman considering an abortion should not be forced to have an ultrasound against her will. >> reporter: last night was also about speaking to
NBC
Sep 22, 2012 5:00am EDT
this morning is first lady michelle obama's visit to baltimore. she spoke to a sold out crowd at a fund-raising event at morgan state university. tv cameras weren't allowed inside that venue but those who paid to get in said the first lady got a rock star reception. >> it was beyond anything i have ever heard. i never heard anyone walk on a stage and get such an eruption of powerful love. >> some of the 2,000 supporters who packed the murphy fine arts center describe a loud and long explosion of cheers as first lady michelle obama took the stage. >> it did really erupt. she hardly could get started talking and people just wouldn't even let her stop. >> only print journalists were allowed inside, no tv cameras allowed, but supporters shared some pictures as they explained the consistent themes of the first lady's speech. most say she focussed a lot of education and health care. >> talking about students receiving aid and grants. i'm a graduating senior. i go to school on federal aid. if it wasn't for the bills that barack obama has passed, i would be unable to attend. so that was a highl
NBC
Sep 19, 2012 12:35am EDT
, president obama attended a fund-raiser in new york, hosted by jay-z and beyonce. [ cheers ] michelle is hoping beyonce will get up and sing "all the single ladies." [ laughter ] while obama is worried biden will get up and sing "bootylicious." [ laughter ] he's just worried. "joe, just sit here." this isn't good, you guys, yesterday, olympic snowboarder shaun white was arrested after getting drunk and trashing his hotel room. it was weird. at first, white said he was sorry, but then he did like a total 180. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] get this, you guys, in a new interview, first lady michelle obama said that she doesn't think of her family as famous. yeah, michelle would have said more but she had to go get ready for dinner with jay-z and beyonce. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] isn't that crazy? sounds crazy. listen to this. it was just announced that usher will replace cee lo on the next season of "the voice." [ audience aws ] wow, usher is gonna have some big children-sized shoes to fill. [ laughter ] that is a really -- a lot of pressure. this is insane, three acro
NBC
Sep 22, 2012 9:00am EDT
cooler weather on the way. coming up. >> a big story is first lady michelle obama's visit to baltimore. >> tv cameras weren't allowed inside this venue. but those who paid to get in tell 11 news report thear the first lady got rock star reception. >> it was beyond anything i've ever heard. i never heard anyone walk on the stage and get such eruption of powerful love. >> some of the 2,000 supporters who packed the arts center described a loud and long explosion of cheers as first lady michelle obama took the stage. >> it did really erupt. she hardly could get started talking and people just wouldn't let her talk. >> only print journalists were allowed inside. no tv cameras allowed. but supporters shared some pictures as they explained the consistent themes. most say she focused a lot on education and health care. >> about college students and financial aid. i'm a student here graduating senior and i go to school on federal aid. and if it wasn't for the bills that barack obama has passed i would be unable to attend. so that was the highlight. >> attendees had a choice of tickets with pri
NBC
Sep 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
impassioned plea. first lady michelle obama delivers a rousing speech at the democratic national convention. reaching out to women, she gets emotional as she talks about her family. >> my daughters are still the heart of my heart and the center of my world. >> savannah has reaction live from charlotte. >>> scary moments. the newly elected premier of quebec rushed off stage as masked gunman opens fire at a victory rally. this morning at least one person dead, the shooter is under arrest and police are looking for a motive. >>> tennis, anyone? pippa middleton checks out the action at the u.s. open. a trip to new york city that has some wondering if she has a new man in her life today, some wondering if she has a new man in her life today, wednesday, september 5th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning, everyone. welcome to a split edition of "today" on wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm savannah guthrie at the democratic national convention in charlotte. matt, i was on this floor last night when michelle obama spoke. at times she was fiery.
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
with the prime time speech from first lady michelle obama. we're here live. >>> republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan joins us to talk about where he thinks the presidential race is headed and chris sichl that he played fast and loose with the truth. >>> out and about. the prince makes his first public appearance since those naked las vegas pictures surfaced and poked fun at himself. but it was a cheeky 6-year-old who nearly stole the show. >>> the gentle giant, michael clarke duncan, oscar nominated star of "the green mile" died after a heart attack. tributes are pouring in from some of hollywood's biggest names today, tuesday, some of hollywood's biggest names today, tuesday, september 4th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" tuesday morning, i'm savannah guthrie in charlotte, north carolina. >> i'm matt lauer in new york. savannah, republicans had their moment in the spotlight last week. starting today, down there in charlotte, the democrats will try to grab some of that spotlight for themselves. >> that's right. this conve
NBC
Sep 20, 2012 6:30pm EDT
lady michelle obama leading the push for healthier food. but there is something else going on that a growing number of our public schools across this country are seeing. an issue when the students are fed in the school day. our report tonight from nbc's kate tur. >> reporter: 17-year-old joe kanao is rushing out for school. no time for breakfast, class starts at 8:15. his first meal today is pizza, only a couple of bites, though. >> it doesn't sit right with my stomach. >> reporter: that is because it is 9:55 in the morning, joe's regular fourth period lunch. >> i think it is too early. they should have lunch at lunchtime. >> reporter: early, but it is happening across the country. schools in at least six states start lunch before 1:00 in the morning. and in some places they eat as early as 8:30 in the morning. nobody thinks it is ideal, but for many schools like vernon high school here, they simply don't have another choice. >> reporter: a big reason, they say, overcrowded schools and tight budgets. >> we had close to 1900 students here and could only fit about 14 hundred
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
of media outlets can help candidates connect with voters. >> tonight jay welcomes first lady michelle obama. >> live with caylee and michael -- k elly and michael. >> the reason they are going on these shows is because that is where some of the of your ship is they would not otherwise be able to attract. >> remember bill clinton on the arsenio hall show 20 years ago? >> female voters are a key demographic for both candidates. >> the strategy could come at a price. ask then't get to presidential candidates as many face questions and a fthey less of a need to answer them. >> bottom line, do not force voters to change the channel to find the candidates. >> we will see come november. >> neither candidate has cut off the more traditional hard news program. mitt romney and president obama appeared on "60 minutes" over the weekend. the president talked about his vision for the country and the attack in libya and what he calls his hardest day, an attack in afghanistan that left more than two dozen u.s. troops killed. if the president did not win a second term, he said he would like to get back to w
NBC
Sep 6, 2012 9:00pm EDT
michelle obama. >> we must work like never before. >> and bill clinton, just last night. >> you must reelect president barack obama. >> tonight joe biden leads off and then the president makes his case for re-election. 3 f2 >> aquÍ estÁ brian williams. the primetime address by president obama and the beginning really of the final push, when americans wake up tomorrow morning, this election is suddenly 60 days away. now, as you know, the president's surrogates from the first lady to former president bill clinton have laid the groundwork for tonight and shortly we'll hear from vice president joe biden and then, of course, president barack obama. we were not supposed to be in here tonight. we were supposed to be across town in the football stadium. you see it there live, for what was supposed to be an outdoor celebration for upwards of 65,000 people, but the risk of rough weather was too great. it came through here late this afternoon. as of tonight, you can second guess this all evening. jim cantore, where are you when we need you? but as a layman, other than that massive shower to o
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Sep 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
in the loss padres national forest. >>> michelle obama speaks to millions of americans in her prime time address as the democratic national convention gets under way in charlotte, north carolina. the first lady toured the convention arena on monday and plans to speak to minority caucuses the next few days. >>> attorneys for michael jackson state and they are asking that a businessman that collaborated with the singer be paid millions for copy right infringe men. a judge ruled howard mann's did violate the estate copyrights. his attorneys rejected a $2 million sellingment last week. >>> closing argument set today at the murder trial of former chicago area police officer drew peterson. he's accused of killing his third wife kathleen savio found dead in her bathtub in 2004. peterson was charged after his fourth wife stacy peterson disappeared three years later. >>> stunned and devastated. that's how some hollywood heavyweights are feeling after the death of actor michael clarke duncan. duncan died monday in los angeles after suffering a heart in july from which he never fully recovered. he
NBC
Sep 21, 2012 2:05am EDT
from new mexico. who was the only first lady to win an emmy? michelle obama, laura bush, hillary clinton or jackie kennedy? >> hillary clinton. >> no but you'll enjoy this cd. party animals for children. >> jacqueline kennedy. >> she gave a tour of the white house that millions and millions of people tuned in for. it was so popular it was featured on "mad men." >> wow. all right. >> thank you for coming to see us. why it's okay for women to break the rules to get ahead. secrets of success revealed right after this. his morning starts with arthritis pain. and two pills. afternoon's overhaul starts with more pain. more pills. triple checking hydraulics. the evening brings more pain. so, back to more pills. almost done, when... hang on. stan's doctor recommended aleve. it can keep pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is rudy. who switched to aleve. and two pills for a day free of pain. ♪ [ female announcer ] and try aleve for relief from tough headaches. with their $5 footlong™ faves. many of the subs you love like the turkey breast, italian b.m.t® and more are
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Sep 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
under way across the country. the right to vote must be protected. michelle obama told leaders in washington that they owe it to those who fought and died for equal rights in the 1960s to make sure that every voter can freely cast a ballot. her comments at the annual awards banquet for the congressional black caucus come amidst a push to tax laws requiring voters to show id at the polls. >> i know that we can carry on that legacy. i know that we can meet our obligation to continue that struggle. and i know we can finish the journey we started and fulfill the promise f o'our democracy for all our children. >> comparing to it the civil rights movement, mrs. obama calling voting rights the march of our time and the sit-in of our day. remember, you can get the latest political news on our website wbal tv.com. the you'll find the most up to the minute information information. just click on politics. we do have a programming note for you. we'll have a q and a guest later on. if you have a question for the county executive send them in. e-mail your questions to sunday questions at wba
NBC
Sep 6, 2012 1:05am EDT
political news, first lady michelle obama is receiving praise for the speech she gave last night at the democratic national convention. everyone was impressed, even fox news called it "not the worst." that's very nice of them. speaking of the dnc, earlier in the night actor kal penn told viewers to use the twitter hash tag "sexy face" when talking about his speech. which got weird when bill clinton was like [ as clinton ] "there goes the first line of my speech." actually, president obama's speech at the dnc has been moved inside to the time warner arena, due to weather concerns. you can tell it's time warner, cause obama will give the speech two weeks from friday, between the hours of 12 and 4. [ laughter ] you guys, starbucks is working on a new plan to recycle old coffee grounds and turn them into laundry detergent. which explains why the snuggle bear hasn't slept in two straight weeks. [ laughter ] check this out. a farmer in germany accidentally planted a crop of marijuana, after thinking that he was growing sunflowers. yeah, the farmer said he was really surprised, you know
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Sep 14, 2012 12:35am EDT
: that was terrific. i want to thank my guests -- michelle obama, of course, gabby douglas, norah jones. tomorrow night, kelsey grammer and olympic gold medalist jordan burroughs will join us as well. jimmy fallon's happening right now. jimmy, take it. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> announcer: promotional consideration furnished by air new zealand. celebrating 30 years of flying between los angeles and london. ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you very much. i love y'all. thank you. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. what a great crowd already. wow, i'm lovin' it. we're gonna have fun tonight. [ cheers and applause ] welcome, you guys. welcome to the show. here -- here's what people are talking about today. 7-eleven is hoping to predict this year's election by asking customers to buy blue coffee cups if they su
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Sep 28, 2012 12:35am EDT
that they start laughing at me. [ laughter ] and michelle obama goes, "you look so hot. do you want to loosen your tie?" and president obama goes, "didn't you get the memo? it's a barbecue." [ laughter ] and then they pushed me out of the way and i never saw them again. [ laughter ] but here we are. i swear that's true. so here we are, "homeland" season two, it's a very secretive show. can you tell us what this about in season two, or no? or can you set up the show in general? >> the show in general. the show in general is about a tall red headed brit playing a muslim with an american accent trying to blow up the white house. >> jimmy: there you go guys. that's basically what "homeland" is about. [ applause ] >> no. basically -- it's about a returning marine who returns a hero because he's recovered from a hole which he's been in here for eight years. and everyone believes him to be a hero except for claire danes' character, the brilliant claire danes who plays carrie mathison who is a cia agent. she's a little temperamental and volatile, but she believes this guy might have been turned and might
NBC
Sep 22, 2012 7:00am EDT
's top stories. first lady michelle obama received a rock star treatment as she spoke at a fund-raising event at morgan state university on friday. mrs. obama was the guest of honor at the fund-raiser that included a vip reception and a speech to some 2,000 people at the murphy fine arts center. the crowd included people of all ages, tv cameras were not allowed inside. only print reporters. supporters described a focus on health care and education. >> college students receiving pell grants. i'm a student here, graduating senior. i go to school on federal aid. if it wasn't for the bills that barack obama has passed, i would be unable to attend. so that was a highlight. >> it was beyond anything i have ever heard. i have never heard anyone walk on a stage and get such an eruption of powerful love. >> ticket prices for the fund-raiser ranged from $100 to $10,000. that's quite a spread. students at sick more county schools will be a bit cooler next year. they will be receiving air conditioning systems. they include carol manor, seven oaks as well as hereford middle school. 12 more s
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Sep 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> all right. >> reporter: the new guidelines are supported by first lady michelle obama's campaign against childhood obesity. >> when we're talking about getting kids running around and playing again, it is important to understand that this isn't just about fun and games. this isn't a joke. it's about their health. >> reporter: schools can provide more servings of fruit, vegetables and low-fat milk for students who need additional calories. >> 850 calories is a nice lunch. that's filling. where the kids are saying they are hungry is several hours later for after-school sports and they don't have the energy to be able to do that. >> reporter: the "we are hungry" video has gotten more than 100,000 views since it was posted last week, a strong message from students who find their new lunch program hard to swallow. now in response to the parody a representative for the usda told nbc news the amount of food on a kid's plate is not much different than in years past. it's simply healthier. the new standards were developed using the latest science at the institute of medicine which determi
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Sep 20, 2012 12:35am EDT
is why later that night, michelle said that the couch was the best place for obama to sleep. [ laughter ] forgetting about someone? here's some more campaign news. in a new interview, mitt romney's said that "modern family" is his favorite tv show. yeah. [ light laughter ] he said he especially loves the two guys raising that little girl while they wait for the perfect wives to come along. he loves that -- [ laughter ] [ as romney ] "i don't know what the deal is with cam and mitchell. they seem like best friends why just can't seem to find the right gal." [ laughter ] in that same interview, romney said he doesn't watch "keeping up with the kardashians." no. because if romney wanted to see rich people say dumb things on camera, he could just watch himself in that video from the fundraiser again. [ laughter ] he's got that covered. he can do that. he's got that covered. [ applause ] this is kind of cool. a new report predicts that 75% of cars will be self-driving by the year 2040. or as lindsay lohan calls that, "too late." [ laughter ] too late, man. come on. this is interesting. resea
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